There are more than 120 million smartphones in the U.S.
The are more smartphones and tablets sold each year then desktops and laptops.
With the proliferation of smart phones everywhere consumers are now using the mobile Internet more then ever before. Statistics show that the most popular social media sites in the world attract half their traffic from mobile devices. But mobile Internet is not just for social media. Local businesses are now utilizing this new medium to reach their targeted market like never before. The results is more inquiries more business and most importantly more sales.
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As bad as this may sound but 90% of mobile users keep their cell phones within arms reach all the time, even when they sleep! This demonstrates how important mobile marketing is for reaching your target market like never before By aligning your business with mobile marketability it will enable your business to attract new and returning customers like never before. The results will speak for themselves.
Quite simply put, people do things with their smartphones. This is better explained with
statistics from Google (2012):
- 95% of smartphone users have looked for local information
- 88% of these users take action within a day, indicating these are immediate information needs
- 77% have contacted a business, with 61% calling and 59% visiting the local business
- 61% of local searches on a mobile phone result in a phone call
People are starting to rely on their smartphones to find lawyers, technicians, wedding planners, emergency car repair, plumber, pet services, dentists, doctors, cabs and every other local service that you can think of.
Desktop websites are difficult, if not impossible, to view on a mobile device.
Most websites can indeed be accessed from mobile devices but the question you have to ask is, “Can your website be viewed correctly on a smartphone? Is your website mobile friendly?”.
According to a study done by Google, “nearly 2 in 3 users are unlikely to return to a mobile site where they had trouble and 40% said they would rather visit a competitor’s mobile site instead.” (2012)
In addition, according to Limelight Networks, Inc., 80% of customers leave a mobile site if they found it difficult to navigate or use. (2011)
Every local business needs a Mobile Website. Contact us to get yours.